Homeless Shelter

If you are interested in helping out with the shelter please contact Rod Smith.

St. Thomas Aquinas participates in the Ojai Valley Family Shelter program and hosts homeless families on Tuesday nights from December through March.  The shelter provides a hot meal and a warm, safe and dry place to sleep.  The shelter rotates around the Ojai Valley per the schedule below.

  • Sunday - Ojai Wesleyan Church
  • Monday - St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
  • Tuesday - St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
  • Wednesday - St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
  • Thursday - Ojai Presbyterian Church
  • Friday - Ojai Valley Grange Hall
  • Saturday - First Baptist Church

We invite you to consider volunteering to help with any of the following:

  • Setup
  • Greeters
  • Preparing meals
  • Clean-up
  • Overnight Hosts
  • Companionship

There are many more ways to help out.

Click here for more information on the Ojai Valley Family Shelter